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in haiti's rubble. peggy fox shows us how search and rescue teams train for that kind of a mission. >> reporter: finding survivors under piles of concrete takes a delicate balance between heavy machinery and careful searching. >> once we get up to it, we can see if, in fact, we do have a victim. >> reporter: dc's search and rescue team practices these drills regularly. this concrete plant provides plenty of slabs to look through and drill under. >> when they're looking for possible victims, they start with a listening device. and with these headphones, they can hear even the tiniest of fingernail scratching. >> reporter: take a listen. they also use rotating cameras fitted on the end of extension poles. >> as i see a victim right there so i would notify the chief i can see a victim, a live victim. and then we would go and extricate that person. >> once they find somebody, then a rescue group comes in behind them to start digging. and that crew moves on to the next building. so they're always leapfrogging each other going from building to building to building. >> reporter: after all
. but they sent this e-mail to peggy fox. i have so many calls that i'm going to try. one interview with many reporters that will be more efficient due to everyone that wants me to make a statement on trying to work on it to take care of them. >>> and one very notable player that did not make a statement. the quarterback, jason campbell, the own future here it in washington. and that is an entirely secure man, jason just wrapping up the final season of their contract at the career high for 20 touchdowns. 3600 passing yards to get 15 interceptions while completing 65% of those passes. and he is entering the unknown this offseason. >> one thing about the nfl, you never know how long it's going to last. you never know where you're going to be at. and you always need to be prepared. it p-rz and to know where you're going to have to help. >> obviously, the future is in the hands of the new head coach. >> and he's the guy that has made the quarterback before and jake cut her and all guys that have worked with mike shanahan. and new coach, coming when they will make it official. until then for sarah
as a baby. because of the quake devastation, peggy fox tells us the little girl will have her own home and family. it is only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, 3-year-old aila from haiti. >> before they had their first child, mathis who is four they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> so many kids in the world need to be adopted why bring others in the world. we have since had our own biological child but we also knew we were going to do this. >> they adopted their second son from texas and have been trying to adopt aila since she was 2 years old. her mother found her in an orphanage. >> i'm excited to get to know her and have a little girl. i have two boys and a little girl would be great. >> 20 minutes after the quake they had an e-mail from the orphanage telling them all the children were okay and to reinforce that relatives actually saw aila in news coverage at the orphanage. >> my sister called and said i saw her drinking a bottle of water on tv. so that's just a relief. >> reporter: now they have learned that aila and other haitian orphans in the pro
decline the whole state's economy will suffer. i'm peggy fox. the story is coming up. >>> i'm howard bernstein with the living green tip of the day. the first step to saving energy could be tracking how much you are using. an energy monitor will track how much energy your house is using in realtime and give you an idea of your monthly bill. using one can safe you 15 to 20% on each bill which can add up to hundreds of dollars a year. get more tips at wusa9.com. click on living green. >>> fairfax county parents fought back today against severe cuts to their children's schools. >> as peggy fox reports they are hitting state lawmakers where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks. >> reporter: a group of virginia state lawmakers listened for hours as speakers fought to save funding for people with disabilities, public safety, arts and schools. >> they are playing russian roulette. how bad can it get before the test scores go down. >> reporter: $180 million short fall they are schools is forcing the superintendent to slash programs and services and increase class sizes. >> too many. >> report
us a call at... because no one should be left out in the cold. i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. at our meetup the chef showed house how to make a variety of ramen soup and he said it is a great way to sneak in vegetables in your children's diets. the paninis can be simple or made with gourmet cheese and ham. >> the green bob choi is prettier and the taste overbook choi is what i remember growing up and what i enjoyed about won on the soup. >> because of hectic lives we have gottingen away from cooking and hence the fast food but he showed a wonderful recipe that is simple, easy and fun to make that the whole family can be involved. >> reporter: you can find the recipes and instructions in the recipe group on momslikeme.com. next beak's meetup, reading labels. learn what to avoid before you buy those skin care products. and learn new exercise tips from ricky thornton. >>> here's a look at the school delays we have for you this morning -- >>> it may be too warm for a wintry mix down south. cameras caught a funnel cloud in huntsville, alabama where a state of emergency has bee
of fruit. the refreshment of water. >>> i'm peggy fox. make a resolution to help keep the planet green and get your kids involved by making nifty bird feeders. find out how to do it on momslikeme.com and check out the washington magazine group. >>> this ad featuring first lady michelle obama. the office says mrs. obama's picture was used without permission by peta. >> they need to give the first lady's permission for a campaign. that's understood. >> reporter: peta's campaign against real fur. with image of michelle obama in the add. >> i've seen it. >> i wasn't aware that michelle obama was actually involved in peta. >> reporter: truth is the first lady is not. her press office says no consent was given to use michelle obama's image in the ad. >> i think that anytime that you see someone's face you should ask them. >> reporter: the president of peta says an e-mail was sent from the white house that she does not wear real fur. >> if she did not permit the use of her image. >> reporter: in the meantime the public can expect to see the ad at two metro stations. >> the ads feature oprah w
'm peggy fox with mom mom, the website working to improve the lives of local moms. this week we got together to help others. we put together health kits for the people of haiti and gathered items requested by relief organizations like soap, wash cloths, toothbrushes and band-aids and sealed them in individual bags to send to haiti. our turnout was great and the work went fast. >> there is always steve in the world, man made and natural strife and we have to hit the balance by working for the greater good and thisaway we are trying to do today. >> anything we can do for our communities, be it a local or world community is what we need to do. >> reporter: we will be taking the bags to the annandale united methodist church that will send them out this week. if you would like to make your own bags to send go to momslikeme.com to find out what specific items need to be put in the bags. it is on the front page of momslikeme.com. >> imagine waking up to find your car completely encased in ice. that's what a woman in iowa woke up to yesterday. a pipe burst on the street where amber posh par
of restful sleep. morning class. unisom. good night. good morning. >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. check out our local website where moms are talking about what works for them to keep hands and body parts soft. >>> taking a look at where america stands. >> tonight putting america back to work. anthony mason looks where the next generation of jobs will come from. >> reporter: for 30 years they have been punching the clock for 30 years. now they and 1000 other workers are fighting for their jobs in federal court. they want to stop the company from closing and moving their jobs to other countries. >> it is very difficult to go out in the job market at our age and to find a job because there are no manufacturing jobs left in the united states. >> reporter: 2 million manufacturing jobs have been lost since 2007. 6million more have been lost in other industries. the great recession has obliterated a decade's worth of job growth. >> we have never seen anything like this in modern times. >> reporter: heidi is a labor economist. >> right now we are in this extremely deep hole and all s
'm peggy fox. join our support group on momslikeme.com and help them keep the goals while getting encouragement by themselves. >>> a gunman opened fire in the federal courthouse in las vegas. two officers shot and one of them died. as teri okita reports. employees were quickly evacuated. >> reporter: shooting outside the las vegas courthouse. a witness who said he took this home video near the federal building in downtown las vegas, he could hear gun shots after gun shots being fired. police and federal agents moved in quickly after the man carrying his shotgun, walked into the lobby of the courthouse on monday morning. and according to a police spokeswoman, just started unloading. >> the k-9 units, the s.w.a.t. teams, they were on top of the federal building. >> reporter: they shot that security officer and the deputy u.s. marshall. the 6-year-old security officer died shortly after at the nearby hospital. and the marshall is in serious condition, but is expected to survive the injuries. authorities say that seven u.s. marshalls and the security officers exchanged fire with the s
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